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Boost Employee Motivation, Engagement, and Loyalty.

20% off for SBAM Premium, VIP & Elite Members

Investing in your employees might be the smartest thing you can do to increase both productivity and job satisfaction. As Michigan moves toward new industries and knowledge-driven jobs, higher education and better training will become a necessity for your small business to succeed.

SBAM’s partnership with Davenport University and American Society of Employers offers discounts for SBAM Premium, VIP and Elite members.

Questions? Contact Kellie Neirynck

Davenport University Tuition Discount

Through a unique partnership with Davenport University, SBAM Premium, VIP and Elite members and their employees (along with dependents) have the opportunity to further their education at a reduced rate.  All you need is an SBAM proof of membership letter!

This discount is valid regardless of who is paying for the education – the employer, the employee, spouse or dependent.

  •     20% off tuition
  •     $25 application fee waived

Davenport offers associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business, technology and health programs – areas essential to Michigan’s new economy.  Davenport also allows employees to  pursue professional training to enhance skills and/or gain industry recognized certifications.

Learn more about Davenport University!

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American Society of Employers Online Courses

ASE offers SBAM Premium, VIP and Elite members 20% discount on flexible online e-learning solutions that are also mobile friendly.

ASE offers a wide variety of educational programs and services to address any sort of employee development need that your organization has. Their training programs will help your employees optimize job performance and thrive in today’s highly competitive environment.

As your training partner, they work with your employees to assess development needs, design and provide appropriate learning, and build a network to collaborate and share information with experts and peers.

  • Coaching & Group Leadership Development
  • Certification Curriculums
  • Employee Training (virtual, on-demand, custom)
  • Sales Academy

Learn more about ASE course offerings for you and your employees!


Register for a course now.

Need Life & Disability Coverage?

SBAM also offers medical, life, disability, hospital recovery and accident coverage. Affordable and flexible coverage available for small businesses through Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Michigan, Blue Care Network, and Dearborn National® Life Insurance Company.

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